Questions tagged [pin-headers]

A pin header (often abbreviated as PH, or simply header) is a form of electrical connector. It consists of one or more rows of male pins typically spaced 2.54 millimetres (0.1 in) apart.

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High current headers/ jumpers

The old fashioned way to configure a lot of boards is to use pin headers with their jumper cap, i.e.: https://www.tme.eu/en/details/jumper-kpl/pin-headers/connfly/ds1027-01-2ab801/ On my board I need ...
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Solderless header pins

I have a device I'd like to hack. The manufacturer has provided JTAG through-hole connector in the PCB: Due to various personal reasons I currently cannot use/access a soldering iron. I am looking ...
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What is just the plastic base of pin headers called?

What is this part called? It's the plastic part of a row of pin headers, by itself. I got a strip of these with a kit once but I don't know how to find more of them. They're useful because stacking ...
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Looking for the solution for very close board interconnect using pin headers

Here's how it looks like The small board with potentiometer is mounted above another board. I used Connfly 1.27 pitch headers with 1.7 mm body height, cutting its body to approximately 1 mm. But ...
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Switching a 1mm JST header to 2mm / adapters

I had a number of custom PCBs made using 7 way JST headers, however the hardware that plugs into them arrived today using a totally different pitch measurement than what was described.. In an ideal ...
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Are KiCad's horizontal 2.54" pin header and 90 degree pin headers equivalent?

I was experimenting with PCB layout in KiCad and noticed that the Connector_PinHeader_2.54mm > PinHeader_1x06_P2.54mm_Horizontal footprint and a physical 90 degree pin header I have do not seem to ...
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Looking for part number of 0.05 pitch of SWD and STDC14 headers

I'm looking for pin headers for SWD/JTAG and STDC-14 (SWD + VCP) interfaces. The ones that can be used together with a STD14 cable from STLink V3 mini. I found the 10-pin connector that I need on ...
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Easiest way from 2x10 (0.05“ pitch) header to 0.1”

As per title, I have a debug header with a 2x10 0.05" setup on a board I'm working with. This was chosen because of the space constraints. I'm looking for the cleanest way to go from this header ...
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Are these standard connectors i.e have a well defined I/O strcuture?

I have found an FPGA board that contains this in description: Arduino™ compatible expansion headers MikroBUS™ compatible expansion headers PMOD™ compatible expansion connector Are these standard ...
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What is a “split peg” in a header

Specifically, I ask about the Molex 36638 series header, but I guess that it is a more common term. I searched Images for a peg, for a split peg etc. but I still have no idea what it is about. There ...
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What will a pin-header connection do to my voltage supply integrity?

I am working in verification and my boss came up with a new idea I should be looking into. The verification boards that we are designing for testing the microelectronics that we develop are different ...
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How to tell flat flexible cable(FFC) alignment when inserting?

I have an MSR with an 8 pin FFC with contacts on one side. I don't know if there is a top and bottom and if so how to tell the orientation. There is writing on the contact side I assume to indicate ...
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Looking for a wire mounted pin header connector

There are connectors on many modern motherboards and peripherals intended to control RGB LEDs. For example, this one has a connector like this: And it is intended to be connected to the pin headers ...
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What is the origin of the standard 0.1 inch pin pitch?

I'm curious which company started using the standard 0.1 in (2.54 mm) pin pitch for components. This is surprisingly difficult to Google. I see 1956 and Cicoil Corporation when it comes to ribbon ...
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What is name of semi-cut headers in KiCAD?

I'm looking for a "semi-cut headers" footprint in KiCAD. Saying "semi-cut header" I mean a footprint which you can use either for soldering traditional pins or solder your board on ...
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Pin headers that fit perf board that taper to DIP/SIP leg width

I'm building some emulator boards to replace some vintage GALs and DRAMs that have failed. I'm planning to build out my circuit on perf board with the discrete/new components mounted there, using ...
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What exact header is this?

What type of headers are used by digi-international in the Development Kit of modules xbee 868lp. Are they commercial or are they developed by Digi? Digi XBee® SX 868 Thanks and best regards, Fran ...
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What Dupont wires fit into pin machine headers?

I currently only have machine pin headers lying around. However, none of my Dupont wires fit into them. What sort of pre-made wire fit into these, and what are they named?
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Male or female header on PCB? [closed]

I'm designing PCB which has pin header connectors(0.1" pitch). So my question is - Is it the standard to put female headers onto PCB and solder male headers to wires or vice versa? My idea is next: ...
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Help identifying 6 position (2x3) computer connector

Need help identifying this connector. I am actually looking to purchase a 6 (2x3) position connector of the same kind, so need help with type and where to buy (Mouser, etc). This is from an IBM ...
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What purpose is to place pins at bottom on STM32 discovery boards [closed]

What is purpose to have pins (pin header) on STM32 development board places at bottom? Arduino and similar have pins at top so you see the top of board and connect external peripherals by connectors ...
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How to stack protoboards solidly?

I have an enclosure and want to add some protoboards inside it. I can place two next to each other, but since I'm a bit out of space I think it's best to stack 3 of them with PCB spacers. However, I ...